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Joe Biden’s presidency will pollute the planet

Joe Biden’s presidency will pollute the planet Biden has consistently backed fracking, although he now claims he wants to see it banned on federal land.

Anger as Heathrow airport ruling boosts climate-wrecking project

Anger as Heathrow airport ruling boosts climate-wrecking project A new court ruling means a third runway at Heathrow airport could be back on the cards, overturning a previous decision to block the project. 

Tories put safety and environment at risk with plans for new nuclear plant

Tories put safety and environment at risk with plans for new nuclear plant The Tories have restarted negotiations over funding a new £20 billion nuclear power plant at Sizewell C in Suffolk. 

Climate crisis to blame for wildfires destroying ‘paradise’ in Australia

Climate crisis to blame for wildfires destroying ‘paradise’ in Australia Devastating wildfires are ripping through one of the most precious and irreplaceable parts of the natural world.

Profits from drought. Bosses speculate on water

Profits from drought. Bosses speculate on water  Capitalism has found an untapped market—speculating on water. For the first time in history, bankers and bosses will be able to bet on future water prices on Wall Street.

Tory ‘green revolution’ doesn’t offer break with fossil fuel economy

Tory ‘green revolution’ doesn’t offer break with fossil fuel economy The Tories have announced plans for a “green revolution” to combat climate catastrophe and help kickstart the economy after the pandemic. 

Shell’s links with murder in Nigeria aren’t forgotten

13 November 2020
Twenty five years ago this week nine protest leaders in Nigeria were executed who were fighting environmental destruction caused by fossil fuel giant Shell.

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death

25 October 2020
Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.

South Coast resistance to Aquind cable project

12 October 2020
Hundreds of people in Portsmouth and the surrounding area joined protests last Saturday over the Aquind cable project.

Treetop activists resist evictions as they fight to stop destructive HS2

08 October 2020
Treetop activists remain determined to halt the destruction of ancient woodlands along the route of the HS2 high speed railway.

Oil workers say the system is rigged against green jobs

05 October 2020
Large numbers of offshore workers want green industries and jobs. They can deliver change—but they are ignored by those at the top, reports Sarah Bates 

Report on potential mass extinction of plant species is a warning to all

30 September 2020
Some two in five of the world’s plant species stand at risk of extinction because of climate and ecological chaos, a new report has revealed.

Students to strike for the climate

21 September 2020
School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously

LETTERS—Grouse shooting rule shows what the elite are about 

18 September 2020
As if we need yet another example of how out of touch the Tories are, here we go again.  

US wildfires—‘This is a climate damn emergency. This is real and it’s happening’

12 September 2020
Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

11 September 2020
Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

XR climate rebellion ends with rage at financial system

10 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion finished ten days of protests in London with a lively march through the heart of the City financial district.

Rebelling against the system

07 September 2020
As Extinction Rebellion takes to the streets of London, Manchester and Cardiff, Sarah Bates looks at the movement demanding urgent action on climate change

Extinction Rebellion continue to fight for the climate

05 September 2020
Climate rebels have turned their fire on the billionaire-owned press, racist Home Office and cash-guzzling HS2 developers in their latest protests.

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing

05 September 2020
The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September

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